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How Government will Accelerate Anytime, Anywhere Services and Information in 2015

How Government will Accelerate Anytime, Anywhere Services and Information in 2015

Innovative wearables, stronger wifi and more 3D printing have been among the many projections for the future of mobile in 2015. Whatever comes to pass, we can be certain that the anytime, anywhere user will develop new habits and desires based on new trends. Government must accelerate its customer service approach with anytime, anywhere efforts to keep up. Here’s […]

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Be a Citizen Scientist with NOAA’s CrowdMag App

Be a Citizen Scientist with NOAA’s CrowdMag App

Citizen scientists, stand up! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) improve the accuracy of magnetic navigation by tracking changes in the Earth’s magnetic field. All you need is your smartphone, loaded with NOAA’s awesome CrowdMag app. In this era of GPS and other geospatial […]

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Trends on Tuesday: Mobile Marketing on the Rise

Trends on Tuesday: Mobile Marketing on the Rise

Marketers are increasingly using SMS, push notifications, mobile apps, location-based functionality and other mobile-first techniques to reach constituents. That’s according to a recent article from Marketingland.com, which provided an overview of the mobile trends presented in Salesforce’s 2015 State of Marketing Report. The report was based on a survey of 5,000 marketers in 10 countries. Some […]

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Spanish Language Mobile Apps from Gobierno.USA.gov

Spanish Language Mobile Apps from Gobierno.USA.gov

In mobile app development, if you aren’t making it multilingual, you miss providing anytime, anywhere information and services to important mobile-only audiences. Regular DigitalGov readers know that we’ve touched on Hispanic mobile trends before, including the high rates of mobile usage among Hispanic millennials. Today, we’re highlighting five Spanish language apps from the Spanish Version […]

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Trends On Tuesday: Responsive Web Design Implementation Happening Piecemeal

Trends On Tuesday: Responsive Web Design Implementation Happening Piecemeal

Approximately 18% of websites have implemented Responsive Web Design, according to the audit of websites Guy Podjarny completed in November. That’s more than 7% growth since his previous audit in January 2014. That number may seem low with the popularity of Responsive Web Design and the preference of mobile websites from users, but implementing responsive Web […]

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CBP Border Wait Time App a One-Stop Shop for Cross Border Travel

CBP Border Wait Time App a One-Stop Shop for Cross Border Travel

The new Border Wait Time app from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is a one stop shop for cross border travelers, displaying estimated wait times and open lane statuses at U.S. land ports of entry. Travelers can also locate ports of entry closest to their location, and then map the best route to the […]

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Trends on Tuesday: Phablets Top Tablets in Post-Holiday Activations

Trends on Tuesday: Phablets Top Tablets in Post-Holiday Activations

Phablets, the popular term for smartphones with screen sizes from 5.5 to less than 7 inches, increased in popularity this holiday season. According to Flurry, 13% of new device activations in December were phablets, jumping from 4% in 2013. Back in October, the International Data Corporation (IDC) predicted that “phablets” would outship tablets in 2015. […]

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